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Lamborghini's $2,750 Android is Wrapped in Gold and Crocodile Skin

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jun 11, 2012

Ring the servant bell and adjust the monocol, there's a new luxury smartphone on the market! Created by Lamborghini, the TL700 is a 3.7-inch Android wrapped in gold and crocodile skin, perfect for the yacht-owning, helicopter-hunting, horseback-riding polo players out there. 

Apart from the design flourishes, however, this is sadly a rather middling smartphone. Running Android 2.3, and featuring a paltry 5MP shooter, the internal specs won't get anyone's heart racing, but I suppose that's not the point. It's about image, like buying a watch that barely works but is covered in diamonds. You could have dipped last year's smartphone in a vat of hot gold and achieved the same effect.

Lamborghini is also debuting a luxury tablet featuring a 9.7-inch 1023x768 display, 4GB of storage and a 1.2 GHz Qualcommm processor. Unlike the phone, this one isn't wrapped in gold, but it's got plenty of aligator skin. The tablet is expected to retail for $2,290 while the phone will go for $2,750. Both will be available exclusively in Russia at launch time. 

Source: Phandroid

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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